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Industry: $10B will be bet on March Madness, most illegally Industry: $10B will be bet on March Madness, most illegally
- March 13, 2018

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has estimated that in excess of $10bn will be wagered by Americans in the upcoming 2018 NCAA men's basketball tournament . According to ESPN , 24 million Americans participated in NCAA Tournament pools a year ago, spending more $2.6 billion, while nearly a quarter of American adults engaged in some sort of paid-entry pool. (more...)
PM Narendra Modi wants to banish this disease from India; deadline 2025 PM Narendra Modi wants to banish this disease from India; deadline 2025
- March 13, 2018

He further said that front-line TB physicians and workers can make a major contribution in this direction. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate The Delhi End TB Summit at VigyanBhawan in the capital tomorrow. Among those who present at the Summit were Union Health Minister JP Nadda, Union MoS Health Anupriya Patel, and WHO Director General TA Ghebreyesus. (more...)
Meghalaya to elect Speaker Meghalaya to elect Speaker
- March 13, 2018

Sangma, in the election to be conducted by protem Speaker Timothy D. Shira. One vote was declared invalid and one MLA abstained from attending the session, he said. He also proposed to the speaker to organize training for first time MLAs. "I know you will be fair and just and I hope you will be able to run the House in the best possible manner". (more...)
Michael Sells 4294 Shares of AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) Stock
- March 13, 2018

Annex Advisory Services Llc who had been investing in Abbvie Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $189.43 billion market cap company. Therefore 30% are positive. Abbvie Inc had 79 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, September 28 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Buy". (more...)
Cherry blossom peak bloom dates pushed back Cherry blossom peak bloom dates pushed back
- March 13, 2018

Peak bloom occurs when 70 percent of the Yoshino cherry trees that surround the Tidal Basin are in bloom. The second annual Richmond Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates the arrival of Spring and blooming of the cherry blossoms. UENO PARK (SHINOBAZU POND): March 21-April 8, illuminated between 5:30-8 p.m., 1,200 cherry trees, two-minute walk from Ueno Station on Metro Ginza and Hibiya Lines; 03-3828-5644. (more...)
We're negotiating release of Dapchi schoolgirls, says Buhari We're negotiating release of Dapchi schoolgirls, says Buhari
- March 13, 2018

Mr Tillerson, a former chief executive of ExxonMobil, was only appointed to the job just over a year ago. The ultimatum came a day after President Muhammadu Buhari said his government had "chosen negotiation" rather than military force free the girls. (more...)
Retail job outlook positive Retail job outlook positive
- March 13, 2018

The latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey suggests that some local employers predict the second quarter of 2018 will produce a net increase of jobs. "However, we continue to see variation across sectors and regions". The ManpowerGroup interviewed 58,000 employers in 43 countries and territories and especially 46000 employers in India as their sample size for the employment outlook survey. (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles OT Lane Johnson takes one for the team Philadelphia Eagles OT Lane Johnson takes one for the team
- March 13, 2018

Near the end of the season, Johnson received an overall grade of 85.2 and ranked fifth amongst all offensive tackles by Pro Football Focus . Set to turn 31 in September, Robinson is nearly certainly looking to get as much as possible on his next deal, and the Eagles do not have the cap situation to offer that contract. (more...)
NASS says Senators receiving N13.5m is old news NASS says Senators receiving N13.5m is old news
- March 13, 2018

Former Minister of Education and co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign, Oby Ezekwesili, has tackled the National Assembly over Senator Shehu Sani's recent disclosure that a member of the Senate receives more than N13million monthly as running cost . (more...)
Salman Khan's 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' unstoppable at China Box Office Salman Khan's 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' unstoppable at China Box Office
- March 13, 2018

Bajrangi Bhaijaan has turned out to be the biggest success of Salman Khan at the global box office, thanks to its splendid performance in the Chinese market. Salman is doing anything he can to juice the mountain of success he has build for himself which is why he has already announced his three upcoming films which is not done by any other superstar right now. (more...)
Fifth Third Bancorp Has Increased Holding in Celgene Corp (CELG)
- March 13, 2018

Nvidia Corp now has $148.43B valuation. The stock increased 0.98% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $25.65. BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) has risen 28.91% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. They expect $1.78 earnings per share, up 16.34% or $0.25 from last year's $1.53 per share. Mai Capital Mgmt reported 0.11% stake. Goldman Sachs Gp reported 0.24% in Netflix, Inc. (more...)
Global Automotive Audio System Market 2018- Bowers & Wilkins, Hyundai Mobis Global Automotive Audio System Market 2018- Bowers & Wilkins, Hyundai Mobis
- March 13, 2018

Sales of Automotive Labels on basis of each region for each year is analyzed in the report. The market size section gives the electronic equipment market revenues, covering both the historic growth of the market and forecasting the future. (more...)
DE sees deadliest flu season on record DE sees deadliest flu season on record
- March 13, 2018

Gregg Harper (R-MS), subcommittee chairman, said. The pace of this year's flu seems to be slowing, however. This year was no exception. While flu season is now more than 5 months old, the county recommends that all county residents older than 6 months get a flu shot if they haven't done so already. (more...)
Are aliens real? Three-fingered mummified bodies not human, test reveals Are aliens real? Three-fingered mummified bodies not human, test reveals
- March 13, 2018

Apart from Maria, another tiny mummy - Vavita, found in Peru was also analyzed. In the analysis which has drawn scepticism across the globe, Professor Konstantin Korotkov of the Russian National Research University claims the mummy - which appears to have been an adult woman and has been named Maria - has the same number of chromosomes as a human, but is anatomically different. (more...)
Private Member's bill moved by Sanjay Singh to end sealing drive Private Member's bill moved by Sanjay Singh to end sealing drive
- March 13, 2018

Addressing a press conference after the meeting held at the chief minister's residence in New Delhi , Sisodia said Maken had assured them that Congress MPs would raise the sealing issue in Parliament along with Aam Aamdi Party MPs. At the instance of a Supreme Court-appointed Monitoring Committee sealing actions have been taken by civic bodies across Delhi for violation of civic norms or Master Plan of Delhi 2021. (more...)
Over 500 genes linked to intelligence identified Over 500 genes linked to intelligence identified
- March 13, 2018

Some genes linked to intellectual ability are also associated with living longer, scientists found. Dr David Hill, of the University of Edinburgh said, 'Our study identified a large number of genes linked to intelligence . They enabled Prof Deary and colleagues at Southampton University and Harvard University in Boston to predict 7 per cent of differences in IQ between an independent group of individuals - by their DNA alone. (more...)
United Nations investigators cite Facebook role in Myanmar crisis United Nations investigators cite Facebook role in Myanmar crisis
- March 13, 2018

Almost 700,000 Rohingya refugees have fled northern Rakhine state to Bangladesh since Myanmar launched a brutal crackdown on insurgents six months ago that the U.S. Similarly, UN Myanmar investigator Yanghee Lee said Facebook's role in disseminating information to the public plays a huge part of the public's life, which has affected their views on the genocide that is taking place. (more...)
Aim to eradicate tuberculosis from India by 2025: Prime Minister Modi Aim to eradicate tuberculosis from India by 2025: Prime Minister Modi
- March 13, 2018

The main aim of the summit is to review ongoing efforts and accelerate action toward the "End TB by 2025" goal. "In India, TB has the maximum impact among communicable diseases". "Today I'm confident that in the duration of 1 year we'll be able to achieve 90% immunization". "Even the most hard of things can be achieved, but for that we need to fix a target". (more...)
Keeping an eye out for glaucoma Keeping an eye out for glaucoma
- March 13, 2018

It estimates that the condition may affect 3.2million in the United Kingdom in 2050, but unless detection rates are improved, only 1.28million will have been diagnosed and be receiving the treatments they urgently need. With no symptoms and central vision lasting till last stage of glaucoma, people don't realise they are having the disease. It is against this background that Dr. (more...)
Hospitals braced for another busy day as overcrowding reaches new high Hospitals braced for another busy day as overcrowding reaches new high
- March 13, 2018

Elsewhere, 31 people are on trolleys or in already full wards in Mullingar and Portlaoise's total is 16. Fifteen patients at Temple Street and Crumlin children's hospitals were also waiting admission to a bed. "It's truly shocking.", he said. "Not only are the figures themselves completely unacceptable, but the length of time that patients are being kept on trolleys is extremely worrying". (more...)
Three-Pointers and Westbrook Triple Double Lead Thunder Over Kings Three-Pointers and Westbrook Triple Double Lead Thunder Over Kings
- March 13, 2018

Steven Adams is getting banged from pillar to post as the Oklahoma City Thunder look to secure their spot in the National Basketball Association playoffs. Paul George and Carmelo Anthony each scored 21 points on the night, while newly-acquired Corey Brewer added 16 points. The Kings were led by 19 points from Bogdan Bogdanovic and 15 apiece by Justin Jackson and Garrett Temple. (more...)
Lead exposure causes one in three cardiovascular deaths Lead exposure causes one in three cardiovascular deaths
- March 13, 2018

Compared with people having low levels of lead in their blood, those with high levels of at least 6.7 micrograms were twice as likely to die from ischaemic heart disease, a condition where the heart is starved of blood due to narrowed or block arteries. (more...)
Grand Prix of St. Petersburg: Scott Dixon, Josef Newgarden quickest before qualifying Grand Prix of St. Petersburg: Scott Dixon, Josef Newgarden quickest before qualifying
- March 13, 2018

Last season was a storybook campaign for Newgarden. Josef Newgarden arrives for the season-opening race this weekend on the streets of St. Petersburg as the reigning champion. "No doubt, that concerns me", Hinchcliffe said. "If you do your job and you nail the setup, you will be right there contending for wins", he said. (more...)
Morgan Stanley (MS) Holdings Lifted by Teachers Advisors LLC
- March 13, 2018

Brown Brothers Harriman & Co stated it has 0% in KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY). It has underperformed by 17.22% the S&P500. Rational Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Morgan Stanley during the third quarter valued at about $116,000. Stephens Ar owns 0.48% invested in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) for 52,706 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) accumulated 0.18% or 404,298 shares. (more...)
De Villiers Scores Century As South Africa Take Control De Villiers Scores Century As South Africa Take Control
- March 13, 2018

He has also been his team's highest run-getter in five of those 10 innings. Australia's fast bowlers, who had a heavy workload on the previous day, wilted under an assault in which De Villiers played strokes that were sometimes breathtaking. (more...)
Missing epidemiologist was not passed over for promotion — CDC chief Missing epidemiologist was not passed over for promotion — CDC chief
- March 13, 2018

The CDC said reports of the job snub were incorrect. Timothy Cunningham , a 35-year-old epidemiologist at the agency, mysteriously disappeared on February 12. Authorities have said no evidence of foul play was involved in Cunningham's disappearance. "Today marks one month since Commander (CDR) Timothy Cunningham was last seen, and we have not given up hope that he will soon be found", Dr. (more...)
Drunk girl rams auto into pole, 2 DU students killed Drunk girl rams auto into pole, 2 DU students killed
- March 13, 2018

The deceased have been identified as Ritesh Dahiya and Siddharth, both in their 20s. "For hours before the accident , the auto was being driven by its owner, Ritesh Dahiya". According to Sagar Arora, a local resident and one of the rescuers, Dadu was the first to come out of the vehicle. They added that accused Diksha Dadu initially tried to mislead the police by concealing her identity and address. (more...)
Seminoles return to NCAA tournament, will open against Missouri Seminoles return to NCAA tournament, will open against Missouri
- March 13, 2018

The Gators will open play on Thursday, March 15 in Dallas as they will take on the victor of the Tuesday night game between the No. 11 seed play-in opponent, either St. The Seminoles are the No. 9 seed in the West Region and will open against Missouri on Friday. The Seminoles will be making their second straight trip to the NCAA Tournament and sixth appearance in 16 seasons under Leonard Hamilton. (more...)
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) CFO Robin L. Washington Sells 5000 Shares
- March 13, 2018

Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) was downgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a note issued to investors on Saturday, March 3rd. (NASDAQ:GILD) on Wednesday, October 4 with "Hold" rating. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Wednesday, January 27 by RBC Capital Markets. First Citizens Bank & Trust holds 0.05% in Gilead Sciences, Inc . (more...)
Wrinkle in Time a big leap for teen star
- March 13, 2018

Jennifer Lee and Jeff Stockwell have adapted what has been considered an "unfilmable" book, and keeping the story simple, and earnest, is the necessary foundation for the fantastical set pieces that DuVernay crafts. Which, a strong and benevolent character that only seeks to liken Winfrey with God even more so than she already is. There are basically two ways to make movies for kids. (more...)